LA BELLE ET LA BETE (Beauty and the Beast) (Special Event)

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LA BELLE ET LA BETE (Beauty and the Beast)
Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:30 PM
Aperture Cinema, Winston Salem, NC
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In collaboration with Salem Academy and with funding support from Society for Classical Studies, a/perture cinema introduces – “Classics, Cinema & Conversation.”
The objective of this three-part series is to promote cultural awareness, appreciation and enthusiasm for the Classical world beyond the classroom. 

LA BELLE ET LA BETE (Beauty and the Beast - French) - not rated, 120 minutes
Highlighting classical, modern, and contemporary myth cycles
Recognized as a classic of French cinema, this 1946 French romantic fantasy film was directed by French poet and filmmaker Jean Cocteau. Beauty and the Beast has had many film versions over the years, yet critics agree that the French version deserves recognition as one of the best films in world cinema. Beauty and the Beast is a version of the Cupid and Psyche myth.
Conversation led by Lauren Rogers, Dean of Students, Salem Academy and John Oksanish, Associate Professor, Department of Classical Languages at Wake Forest University.